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Can chewing gum kill you? Common food additive could lead to colorectal cancer

Scientists can’t prove titanium dioxide is dangerous and they can’t prove it’s safe — but this common food whitener is almost impossible to avoid, and manufacturers aren’t required to list it as an ingredient. Titanium dioxide is behind the sheen on sweets and the bleach-white colour of toothpastes and chewing gums, but new research shows… Read More »

Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous?

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Interest in homemade sunscreens is hot, but many of these do-it-yourself brews lack effective sun protection, a new study warns. Researchers found that only about one-third of homemade sunscreens on the popular information-sharing website Pinterest specified how much sun protection factor (SPF) each “natural” sunblock contained. In some… Read More »

Harmful Effects of Fluoride Continue to Mount

By Stuart Cooper, Campaign Director, Fluoride Action Network Ending the addition of hazardous fluoridation chemicals — primarily hydrofluorosilicic acid — to the public’s drinking water will be one of the greatest public health achievements of the 21st century. With each passing month, the case against artificial fluoridation builds as new research showing harm is published,… Read More »